Areca nuts worth Rs 3.52 crore seized in Mizoram



Troops of the Assam Rifles recovered areca nuts worth Rs 3.52 crore at Champhai district in Mizoram, officials said on Friday.

The areca nuts were suspected to be smuggled from Myanmar.

A joint team of Assam Rifles jawans and personnel of the customs department raided a godown at Champhai district on Wednesday and recovered 2,100 bags of areca nuts.

The seized goods have been handed over to the customs department.

(Edited by Laxmi Chyrmang)

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